Cooking can be a very rewarding hobby. But just like any hobby, it comes with it’s own set of challenges. A common and annoying problem is realizing that you’ve run out of an important ingredient just when company arrives and you have to whip something together quickly. But a temporary roadblock such as this is not reason enough to give up before you’ve even tried. With a little patience and creativity, you may find that ingredient substitutes—even to pantry basics—are readily available right in your own kitchen.

Here’s a list of sample basic ingredients with their creative substitutes.

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